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7:05 PM ET, November 2, 2013

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Mark Hosenball / Reuters:
UK: Snowden reporter's partner involved in ‘espionage’ and ‘terrorism’  —  (Reuters) - British authorities claimed the domestic partner of reporter Glenn Greenwald was involved in “terrorism” when he tried to carry documents from former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden through …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Broken news: struggling to find facts in the Twitter maelstrom  —  LAX shooting shows that the rules of retraction on Twitter are still unwritten — especially for old media  —  As with Hurricane Sandy, the Boston Marathon bombings, and countless other major stories, news of today's shooting …
Discussion: Gawker
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Dylan Byers / Politico:
Are breaking news mistakes even worth covering anymore?
Discussion: PandoDaily
Dave Itzkoff / New York Times:
YouTube Music Awards Are Readied for Webcast  —  “Does there really need to be another awards show?”  Spike Jonze recently wondered aloud.  “If there's going to be one, why?”  —  This was a reasonable sentiment that Mr. Jonze, the veteran director of music videos and feature films …
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David Grossman / The Verge:
YouTube Live: a disastrous spectacle Google would like you to forget  —  On the eve of its next attempt, has the company learned from its mistakes?  —  This Sunday, November 3rd, the world will experience the first annual YouTube Music Awards, hosted by Jason Schwartzman and streamed live from New York City.
Reuters:
Two French journalists abducted, killed in northern Mali  —  (Reuters) - Two French radio journalists were killed by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday shortly after being abducted in the town of Kidal, French and Malian officials said.  —  The French government confirmed that 58-year old Claude Verlon …
Louise Watt / Associated Press:
Chinese journalist tries to crowdfund his career  —  BEIJING (AP) — From his temporary home on a friend's sofa, Yin Yusheng hopes to craft a new kind of journalism in China, where the industry is widely seen as state-controlled and corrupt.  He wants to make his readers the boss — and that includes paying his salary.
Discussion: Guardian
Joe Strupp / Media Matters:
Veteran Journalists Criticize 60 Minutes For “Serious Problem” With Benghazi “Witness”  —  Journalism veterans and media ethicists are demanding answers from CBS News in light of the revelation that the key “witness” in 60 Minutes' recent report on the September 2012 terrorist attacks …
Discussion: Foreign Policy
Devin Leonard / Businessweek:
BitTorrent's Music Industry Team-Up  —  When Moby was planning the September release of Innocents, his 11th studio album, he didn't want to simply put out another collection of danceable songs.  In an innovative maneuver, he open-sourced the drum tracks, guitar parts, and keyboard riffs …
Emily Bell / Guardian:
US journalism makes break with market forces  —  Guardian US, Jeff Bezos's WaPo deal and Glenn Greenwald's new venture highlight the growing power of the non-profit sector  —  Something shocking has happened to US journalism: it has parted company with the free market.
Discussion: @mathewi and The New Inquiry
Jennifer Preston / New York Times:
Student Newspapers Scurry to Make Ends Meet  —  WITHIN a month of taking over as editor of The Hatchet, George Washington University's student newspaper, Cory Weinberg knew that something had to change.  Advertising dollars had been steadily declining.  Printing costs continued to rise.
Discussion: @rebeccatheim
Jim Romenesko:
GateHouse's Times Herald-Record lays off all four of its staff photographers  —  In early September, News Corp. sold its Dow Jones Local Media Group — 33 newspapers — to the majority shareholder of GateHouse Media.  —  I'm getting reports today of “bloodbaths” at some of the former Dow Jones papers.
Discussion: @maureeneboyle1 and @dankennedy_nu
 
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